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Democratic Republic of
São Tomé and Príncipe

República Democrática de
São Tomé e Príncipe
  (Portuguese)
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Unidade, Disciplina, Trabalho" (Portuguese)
"Unity, Discipline, Work"
Anthem: Independência total
Total Independence
Location of  São Tomé and Príncipe  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  São Tomé and Príncipe  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
São Tomé
0°20′N6°44′E / 0.333°N 6.733°E / 0.333; 6.733
Official languagesPortuguese
Recognised regional languages
Demonym
  • São Toméan (Sao Tomean)[1]
  • Santomean
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[2]
 • PresidentEvaristo Carvalho
 • Prime MinisterPatrice Trovoada
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
 • from Portugal12 July 1975 
Area
 • Total964 km2 (184th)
372 sq mi
 • Water (%)Negligible
Population
 • 2014 estimate190,428 [3]
 • 2013 census192,993
 • Density187.17/km2 (69th)
485.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$707 million[4]
 • Per capita$3,403[4]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$356 million[4]
 • Per capita$1,715[4]
Gini (2010)33.9[5]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.555[6]
medium ·143rd
CurrencyDobra (STD)
Time zoneGMT(UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Calling code+239
ISO 3166 codeST
Internet TLD.st

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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